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Charleston First Responders Scholarship

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina

Established by donors to honor all first responders who put their lives at risk to protect the lives and property of the people of our community, applications are accepted from first responders (or their children, step-children, spouse or other living dependent) who have served for at least one year with a fire, police or EMS unit based in and serving Berkeley, Charleston or Dorchester County. “First responder” includes men or women who currently serve (for at least one year) or have retired from service as a volunteer or professional member of a police department, fire department or EMS unit based in and serving the Tri-County, or men or women who have lost their lives in the line of duty as a volunteer or professional with a fire, police or EMS unit based in and serving the Tri-County. Scholarships are awarded to college- bound or in-college students and are based on character & personality, involvement in extra- curricular and community activities, financial need, academics, aspirations; and ability to overcome obstacles.

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Deadline March 15, 2024
Number of Awards Granted2

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